[pypy-dev] Special methods

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at python.org
Fri Dec 4 05:13:54 CET 2009

2009/12/3 Hakan Ardo <hakan at debian.org>:
> Hi,
> some while ago we had a discution about how to make rpython classes
> supprt special methods.  I've spent some time on that and have an
> implementation[1] that implemtes support for quite a few of them. It
> consists of 4 patches and one special_methods module. Would it be of
> interest to palce this in the svn? If not what about apply the patches
> (with suitable modificatons)? How cnan I make that happend?

I'm personally -1 to this change. RPython is supposed to be a
no-frills language, and I don't really see the advantage or use cases
for adding this extra maintenance burden.


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